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The language of the night : essays on fantasy and science fiction / by Ursula K. Le Guin ; edited and with introductions by Susan Wood.

; Wood, Susan, 1948-1980
New York : Putnam, [1979] .
ISBN 0399123253, 9780399123252

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Other Authors Wood, Susan, 1948-1980.
Subjects Aufsatzsammlung.
Fantasy fiction -- History and criticism.
Fantasy fiction.
Le Guin, Ursula K.
Phantastische Literatur.
Roman fantastique -- Histoire et critique.
Science fiction -- History and criticism.
Science fiction.
Science-fiction -- Histoire et critique.
Description 270 pages ; 23 cm
Copyright Date [1979]
Notes "Bibliographic checklist of the works of Ursula K. Le Guin, by Jeff Levin": pages 237-270.
Summary A collection of twenty-four essays concerned with writing in general, the field of fantasy and science fiction, and with the author's own writing.
Contents I: Le Guin introduces Le Guin : A citizen of Mondath.
II: On fantasy and science fiction : Why Are Americans Afraid of Dragons? -- Dreams Must Explain Themselves -- National Book Award Acceptance Speech -- The Child and the Shadow -- Myth and Archetype in Science Fiction -- From Elfland to Poughkeepsie -- American SF and The Other -- Science Fiction and Mrs. Brown -- Do-It-Yourself Cosmology.
III: The book is what is real : Introduction to Rocannon's World -- Introduction to Planet of Exile -- Introduction to City of Illusions -- Introduction to The Word for World Is Forest -- Introduction to The Left Hand of Darkness -- Is Gender Necessary? -- The Staring Eye -- The Modest One -- Introduction to Star Songs of an Old Primate.
IV: Telling the truth : Introduction to The Altered I (excerpt) -- Talking About Writing -- Escape Routes.
V: Pushing at the limits : The Stalin in the Soul -- The Stone Ax and the Muskoxen.
Bibliographic checklist of Le Guin's work in English / Jeff Levin.
Introduction / Susan Wood.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4503574
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-
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